HIST 321

Studies in Medieval History

Prerequisite: HIST 143. The millennium separating antiquity and the Renaissance witnessed the rise of western Christianity and capitalism, the invention of romantic love, the development of Islamic science, and the Black Death. Topics will alternate: Early Middle Ages or Dark Ages; High Medieval Renaissance(s); Medieval Iberia; The Disastrous Fourteenth Century. Offered alternate years. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be counted as an auxiliary course toward the minor in gender studies. May be counted toward the major in Spanish as the one course allowed to be taken in English. III.W, V.5

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